Tim Hetherington

War Correspondent / Photographer / Film Director / Film Producer / Journalist | * 12/05/1970 († 40, 04/20/2011) | Birkenhead, Merseyside, England, UK
Timothy Alistair Telemachus Hetherington (5 December 1970 – 20 April 2011) was a British photojournalist. He produced books, films and other work that "ranged from multi-screen installations, to fly-poster exhibitions, to handheld device downloads" and was a regular contributor to Vanity Fair. He was best known for the documentary film Restrepo (2010), which he co-directed with Sebastian Junger. Restrepo won the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at Sundance Film Festival 2010 and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2011. Hetherington won various awards including the 2007 World Press Photo of the Year. He was killed by shrapnel from either a mortar shell or an RPG fired by Libyan forces while covering the 2011 Libyan civil war. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | War | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Tim Hetherington

World Press Photo of The Year

Movies with Tim Hetherington as Actor(2)

as Himself (archive footage)2018 Hondros
as himself2010 Diary

Movies with Tim Hetherington as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2010 Diary
Directing/Director2010 Restrepo
Crew/Cinematography2010 Restrepo

Born: Saturday, 12/05 1970 (December) in Birkenhead
Died: Wednesday, 04/20 2011 (April) in Misrata (aged: 40)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Lady Margaret Hall
Member of: Magnum Photos
Tim Hetherington frequently works together with these people:
Greg Campbell (4x, Crew)
Sebastian Junger (2x, Crew)
Jenny Golden (2x, Crew)
Mike Shum (2x, Crew)
Aron Hijar (1x, Cast)
Nicole Tung (1x, Cast)
Jeff Russo (1x, Crew)
Justin Merriman (1x, Crew)
Brad Hammond (1x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:618654, Added: 10/21/2018, Last updated: 06/18/2020